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Al Jazeera America
Nov 7, 2013 5:00pm EST
and users need to see a steve jobs like figure, one who has seen both as an innovator and also something who has a savvy business sense? yeah i think ideally that's what twitter has. twitter is a unique platform that the ads are a different kind of ad from anything we have ever seen before. so in a way you do need to be an inna i have tor. >> what does this mean for people who use twitter. what does it mean for someone who tweets tomorrow or a month from now? >> i think it is a very interesting question, and in the near term, there's probably not going to be any significance change, but one thing that people love about twitter is that it has become such a beacon for free speech. for expression. will that change with the eyes of wall street on it? will that change with pressures to make that quarterly profit. quarter after quarter, relentlessly, without end. as they try to look for ways to monotize user data. user information, user conversations. so i think in the short term, there probably won't be any change, and the long term lit be interesting to watch. >> monotizing user data can mean ma
Al Jazeera America
Nov 11, 2013 5:00pm EST
is steve taralea food program senior spokesperson in washington. when something like this hits, is there something that the food program do right away. >> we try to assess what the greatest need is, what the greatest feed is, and how quickly we can bring supplies, food in for those waiting for help. there is no set--i mean, every disaster is different. the haiti, the earthquake was different from the tsunami in asia which was different from this. people's immediate need will be the same, food, water, sanitation, electricity. our part in this humanitarian puzzle is to bring food assistance as quickly as we can. >> is there a disaster relief package staged in the area that can be just picked up and taken there? or do you first start to have to assemble the help? >> it's a combination of things. wfp and other humanitarian organizations do pre-position supplies, equipment, food assistance in different parts of the globe so that when somebody strikes we can move in more quickly than those who were in location in a continental way. but it's also true when a disaster disassembles so m
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